Martin Luther King once said that love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend. Many of us, thankfully, do not have enemies and so may read this quotation as beautiful but irrelevant in our own lives. But is it really irrelevant? What if we more broadly extend "enemy" to mean anyone we look down upon? What if we say an enemy is anyone we don't like or respect? I'm sure most of us could then look around and find someone who fits the bill. I know I can.
It is very easy for any of us, including me, to live life in a bubble. We all have our routines set out for each day: we have jobs to do, families to take care of, errands to run - the list goes on. With so little time in the day, every minute gets filled up, and the routine repeats itself again the next morning. Yet do we ever just stop, take a breath, and look around? Do we ever step beyond the boundaries of our bubble and seriously look at life beyond it? Sometimes we do,